STAY RVA Summer Fundraiser

Gomez House 3920 Wythe Avenue, Richmond, VA

Purchase Tickets Here!   About This Event Supporting Together Area Youth RVA (STAY RVA) is a movement comprised of parents and neighbors who want to help Richmond’s local public schools thrive. We are a positive-minded, solution-oriented, action-based organization. We want you to be a part of STAY… STAY in the city, STAY committed, STAY open-minded. We […]

STAY Chat 10/14/21 Invest in Shared Spaces

Online VA

We are super excited to be kicking off the school year with a STAY Chat on Thursday, October 14th at 8 pm ET to talk about what it means to invest in shared spaces. We'll discuss why shared spaces are critical to building equity, we'll hear about the investments happening in our city, and highlight ways people can […]

STAY Chat 11/11/21 Teacher Retention + Home Ownership

Online VA

Please join us this Thursday, November 11, 2021 for what is sure to be an epic conversation between Damon Harris and Rodney Robinson. They are going to talk about how affordable housing impacts teacher retention. This is a valuable message for all to hear so please share this with friends, family, teachers, administrators, and staff. […]

STAY Chat 12/16/21 Talking About Racism with Kids

Online VA

This Thursday, December 16, 2021, we are thrilled to be joined by two close friends from Integrated Schools (IS), a national organization focused on integrating with an equity and inclusion mindset. Molly Wheeler and Andrew Lefkowits have been a part of the leadership at IS and will share with us their experiences working to raise […]

STAY Chat 1/27/22 Martin Luther King Jr.’s Walk

Online VA

Please join us at 8 pm ET on January 27, 2022 as we begin the new year with an opportunity to connect, reset, and experience an evening of warmth and vitality as we listen to the words of Reverend Sherman Logan. Rev Sherman has played a pivotal role in the origins of STAY and is […]

STAY Panel 3/24/22

Online VA

You are invited to a panel entitled: School and Community Violence: Ruminations, Revelations, and Remedies on March 24th at 7 pm. We are going to hear from community voices from a myriad of backgrounds who will offer their perspectives, reflections and possible solutions to gun violence in the Richmond Community. This is a conversation which impacts […]

STAY Chat 6/16/22 Meet the Board

Online VA

Join us for a STAY Chat on June 16, 2022 at 7:00pm to meet the new STAY RVA Board members. We will be talking about STAY's values and being part of a collective moving forward in whatever way we can. REGISTER HERE!   STAY RVA Supporting Together Area Youth RVA (STAY RVA) is a movement […]

STAY Chat 9/22/22 Is Standardizing Testing Effective?

Online VA

Join us for a STAY Chat on September 22, 2022 at 7:00pm for our first STAY Chat of the 2022/2023 school year! We are honored to be hosting Nicole Jones (RPS 9th District School Board Member), Genevieve Sigel Hawley (Assoc. Professor Dept. of Education, VCU), and Garry Callis (Founder - Children of Light) to talk […]

STAY Chat 10/20/22 Intentional Parenting

Online VA

We hope you can join us this Thursday at 8 PM ET to hear from Kai Banks (Mom & Community Advocate Professional), Florencia Fuensalida (Dir. of Equity Improvement - Virginia Community Voice), and Mike Kemetic (RPS Parent and Cultural Curator). This month we are going to explore how we meet the needs of kids. We […]

STAY Chat 11/10/22 Let’s Talk About Culture

Online VA

  We hope you can join us this tonight at 8 PM ET for a discussion with Kim Gomez, Mike Kemetic, and Danny Gomez. This month we are going to explore culture and our guests will talk about their own experience/journey with culture. This is Part I of a two part series with the following […]